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About Your Congress

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2023, Marseille, from 24 to 26 March

Update your knowledge on the latest practice-changing science and discuss hot topics with the experts.

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care is the annual congress of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care.

Update your knowledge on the latest practice-changing science and discuss hot topics with the experts.

On behalf of the ACVC Board, we are delighted to announce that your ACVC congress is back – and even better! ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2023 will take place in Marseille (France). Join us there and reunite with your acute cardiovascular care community!



Together, in person, for the first time in three years.

The past few years have been a difficult journey for everyone, with uncertainty and disruption affecting us all. We had to cancel our 2020 congress, but we made up for that with a very successful 24-hour, online Acute CardioVascular Care 2021 congress and the online Acute CardioVascular Care 2022 congress. While many praised the accessibility of the online congresses, others missed personal connections, socialising, and networking.

EM012669_ACVC_Congress_1500x1000_3.jpgWe have therefore decided that our 2023 congress will be on-site only. We can assure you that this event in Marseille will provide an exciting opportunity for networking, learning, and sharing, whilst respecting the highest sanitary measures for your comfort and safety.

The Scientific Programme will include the newest research, up-to-date lectures on clinical questions, and debate sessions with key opinion leaders – all on acute cardiovascular care.


For the young community, there will be hands-on practical sessions covering clinical procedures and skills. Of special note, we will have several sessions with simulations of clinical scenarios, so that one can practice not only clinical skills but also non-technical skills such as communication and leadership. Furthermore, it will be an excellent opportunity to present research and get feedback from peers and leaders in research.

We are now ready for a new start and look forward to welcoming you in Marseille in 2023, for an ESC Acute CardioVascular Care congress like you’ve never seen before. Register now.


Kurt Huber, ACVC President

Ingo Ahrens, Congress Chairperson 2023

Johannes Grand, Congress Co-Chairperson 2023



The entire spectrum of acute cardiac care

The congress offers in-depth scientific presentations by leading global experts, covering the entire spectrum of acute cardiac care, including:


  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Acute heart failure
  • Reperfusion and revascularisation
  • Mechanical circulatory support in shock or pre-shock, management of arrhythmias in the acute setting
  • Refractory cardiac arrest, acute venous thromboembolism
  • Cardiothoracic intensive care
  • Secondary prevention with a particular focus on antithrombotic therapy, lipid-lowering, and anti-diabetic strategies.



Updates for lifelong learning and professional development

The Acute CardioVascular Care Association strongly believes in the education of healthcare professionals as part of lifelong learning, but also including those who are early in their career.

Acute-NBR_0382-lounge.jpgThe congress will provide education and discussion for the next generation of clinicians and researchers, working alongside experts in the field, with the aim to promote the dissemination of knowledge and improve patient outcomes.

Education is a key mission for the Acute CardioVascular Care Association – forming one of the main pillars of the ESC. 



Connection with your community

Join over 100 expert faculty, hundreds of abstracts and clinical cases presenters as well as institutional and industrial partners from around the world.


Make new connections through the interactive environment with colleagues in your profession:

cardiologists, intensivists, anaesthesiologists, internists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, paramedics and other allied professionals who care for acutely ill cardiac patients.





We look forward to seeing you again in Marseille, France, from 24 to 26 March 2023.

The Association for Acute CardioVascular Care of the ESC


Access all resources from previous editions

One of the many benefits ACVC Silver Members received is the year-long access to your congress resources on ESC 365, the cardiology knowledge hub.

Review abstracts, slides and video on ESC 365

Not yet an ACVC Silver member? Join us now.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

An application will be done to get ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2023 accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for European CME credits (ECMEC®s).